Inspired by the effortless style of Mark Appleyard, the GLOBE footwear team with Mark’s direction set out to design a shoe that embodies the Aloha spirit. This low top vulcanized shoe blends casual styling with high impact skate performance. The incredibly resilient PU “Shockbed” absorbs the heaviest of impacts while retaining it’s performance for the life of the shoe. The Mahalo comes in the highest grade shaved suede and canvas combination. Hawaii Tested, Mark Appleyard Approved!
Kevin ‘Spanky’ Long, Josh Harmony, Julian Davidson and Johnerik Efre shred Puerto Rico and Florida in their latest RVCA caravan trip. Video by Brandon Jensen, song: Nico by Mr. Elevator and the Brain Hotel.
If you’re interested in skateboard culture or history, Jeff Grosso’s Loveletters to Skateboarding presented by Vans are a must watch. In this installment he covers father and son skateboard duos, and finds out first hand what it’s like to be raised by The Birdman. Check it out as he interviews the Hawks, Olsons, Millers and more.
This weeks SW Replays is Brian Lotti and Nathan Sacharow’s Blue Line, a staff pick from Max. “I picked Brian Lotti and Nathan Factor Sacharow’s entire Blue Line. It’s beautiful. It’s fast and fluid. I love the story here, the connection between skating and space, the way paths cross. And the overlay of art on video is super cool.” -Max
Thrasher’s Fatback edits are always good. This one features our friend Daewon Song along with Torey Pudwill, Luis Tolentino and others getting down on a trip to South and Central America. No matter how crusty the spots, these bros kill it. Daewon destroys as always and Torey’s pop is unreal. Costa Rica, Panama, Peru… no country is safe from the DVS crew!